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Physiotherapist - Toronto Rehab, Bickle Centre

May 13 2021
Industries Education, Training , Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, Therapy Services
Toronto, ON

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Position: Physiotherapist
Site: Toronto Rehab, E.W. Bickle Centre
Department: Allied Health
Reports to: Manager, Program Services
Scale/Grade: D0:07
Salary Range: $36.01 - $45.02 per hour (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)
Hours/Shifts: Various
Status: Casual

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of an Physiotherapist in our Allied Health Department.

Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

The Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, a leader in adult rehabilitation and complex continuing care, is Canada’s largest adult rehabilitation hospital. Bringing together innovative patient care, groundbreaking research and diverse education to help people overcome or recover from disabling injury, illness or age-related conditions Toronto Rehab is located at four sites: University Centre (550 University Ave.), Lyndhurst Hospital and Toronto Rehab’s Cardiac and Stroke Centre (Rumsey Road) and the Bickle Centre (Dunn Ave). Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Physiotherapist (PT) is an integral member of the Physiotherapy service, Allied Health and clinical programs in which care is provided. Through the provision of patient and non-patient care activities, the PT enhances the quality of life of patients by utilizing best practice and providing assessment and treatment for a mixed patient population in Complex Medical services. Principal responsibilities include: collaborating with interprofessional team in providing patient focused care; communicating effectively with patients, families, and colleagues; participating in Program planning/development, professional and hospital initiatives supporting quality management and research; supervising Physiotherapy students for clinical education; interacting with volunteers; complying with and committing to patient safety responsibilities and corresponding hospital plans, policies and procedures in order to ensure a safe environment for patients.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• At minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy, Master's Degree preferred
• Registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
• Membership in the Ontario Physiotherapy Association preferred
• Membership in the Canadian Physiotherapy Association preferred
• Basic Cardiac Life Support , (B-2 person rescuer or C Level) Heart Saver Plus Canada (on employment)
• Experience in neurological rehabilitation, complex continuing care and dialysis rehabilitation preferred
• NDT/Bobath experience preferred
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Excellent problem solving skills

CLOSING DATE: Until filled

If you are interested in making a contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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